friday 27th may
LOVER COME BACK
USA : 107mins : 1961 : Certificate 'PG'
Directed by Delbert Mann
1.00PM : PARK INN BY RADISSON PALACE BALLROOM : TICKETS £7.00
Rock Hudson and Doris Day star in this sparkling romantic comedy in which a series of misunderstandings leaves an advertising executive with a campaign for a product which has not yet been invented – while he romances his rival in the guise of its inventor!
TROUBLE WITH EVE
UK : 65mins : 1960 : BW: Certificate 'U'
Directed by Francis Searle
1.00PM : PARK INN BY RADISSON PALACE ROYAL VIEW SUITE : TICKETS £7.00
Journalist, and Festival regular, Tom King will introduce this sparkling comedy, set in a quintessentially English village, where the owner of the Willow Tea Rooms is caught in an innocent though-compromising situation - and then her young, very attractive daughter, Eve, arrives, setting front room curtains a-twitching and turning in this quaint village on its head!
UK : 18mins : 1957 : Directed by John Taylor
Profiling holidays along the Lanacashire coast.
VERNON AND IRENE CASTLE
USA : 92mins : 1939 : BW : Certificate 'U'
Directed by H C Potter
3.30 PM: PARK INN BY RADISSON PALACE BALLROOM: TICKETS £7.00
Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers star as the real-life couple who graduated from comedy to sophisticated ballroom dancing - and took Paris by storm, just as World War I was about to cast its pall over Europe and change their lives forever.
NEARLY A NASTY ACCIDENT
UK : 86mins : 1961 : BW: Certificate 'U'
Directed by Don Chaffey
3.30PM : PARK INN BY RADISSON PALACE ROYAL VIEW SUITE : TICKETS £7.00
In his second presentation, Tom King will introduce this riotous comedy about an RAF Group Captain who has a hard time keeping his aircraftsmen’s minds on their jobs. One, in particular, just can’t stop himself from tinkering with everything he can get his hands on! A terrific cast of comedy favourites is headed by Jimmy Edwards and Kenneth Connor, with Shirley Eaton caught up in the mayhem.
BLUEBEARD'S TEN HONEYMOONS
UK : 92mins : 1960 : BW : Certificate '12'
Directed by W Lee Wilder
6.00PM : PARK INN BY RADISSON
PALACE BALLROOM : TICKETS £7.00
In this stylish suspense thriller, George Sanders plays a middle-aged man who falls for a young temptress (an alluring Corinne Calvet) and finds himself driven to commit a series of cold-blooded murders.
INSPECTOR PALMU'S ERROR
FINLAND : 109mins : 1960 : BW : Subtitles : Certificate '12'
Directed by Matti Kassilla
6.00PM : PARK INN BY RADISSON PALACE ROYAL VIEW SUITE : TICKETS £7.00
An infamous tycoon is found dead in his indoor pool, and Inspector Palmu is summoned to investigate. This wonderfully exciting black comedy, the first in the acclaimed series, was voted the best Finnish film of all time by the country’s film critics in 2012.
UK : 86mins : 2020 : Certificate '12'
Directed by William E Badgley
8.30PM : PARK INN BY RADISSON PALACE BALLROOM : TICKETS £7.00
Fascinating documentary about the legendary Don Letts, the musician, DJ and film director who came to prominence as videographer for The Clash, and many others, and directed the feature documentaries The Punk Rock Movie and The Clash: Westway to the World. Includes interviews with Jazzie B, Norman Jay, John Lydon and many more. Introduced by music critic, author and DJ Daryl Easlea
USA/CANADA : 103mins : 2014 : Certificate 'PG'
Directed by Francois Girard
8.30PM : PARK INN BY RADISSON PALACE ROYAL VIEW SUITE : TICKETS £7.00
After his single mother dies, a young boy is sent to a prestigious choir school. At first he has trouble adapting to the school’s culture, but then he comes up against an equally determined teacher. Dustin Hoffman and Kathy Bates head an excellent cast.